Black

Black from The Virginia Tea Company. . . . .

I often like adding milk to certain black teas, but I’m going to try this one without so I can review the tea as it is. Sipping… this tea is interesting because I’m not getting a whole lot of flavor. I detect a little bit of citrus, but otherwise it just tastes like a black tea.. smooth, but uneventful. I can’t pull apart any individual flavor notes. I think that adding a slice of lemon or some milk would make this tea a bit more interesting. Even though this tea seems to be on the simpler side of things, I Read More

georgia

Georgia Mr Ramirez’s Hand-Made Black Tea from What-Cha. . . . .

There was a time when I was young, and I was afraid of straight teas. So, it just tasted like, um, tea? Without anything in it? What was the appeal? I’ve since realized that tea by itself can taste like anything, depending on what type of tea it is, and where it was grown. Like grapes and wine, tea leaves can be altered by circumstance. So Georgia  is a black tea. But it’s also more than a black tea, without anyone having to do anything. Which is kind of crazy. This tea has heavy-hitting notes of fruit. I’m getting a Read More

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Guangxi Golden Pearls from Tea Shirt

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Tea Shirt Tea Description: Premium black tea pearls from Guangxi Province, China. Handmade pearls of about 1cm in diameter with distinctive golden tips. Fruity and characteristic aroma. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I have been devouring the teas that I picked up from Tea Shirt and this is another fantastic offering! Little pearls lovely hand rolled.  Who wouldn’t love these? I have always loved the “pearl” or “ball” like teas. There is something so alluring about watching the tea leaves uncurl in the steeper creating this illusion of the tea leaves Read More

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Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake Black Tea from 52Teas

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: 52Teas Tea Description: The original blend was a black tea base with marigold petals and organic flavors.  We can do that! Our black tea base IS different from the original.  We spent months developing a black tea base that is well rounded and flavorful.  To learn more about it, click here.   So we took our all-new, go-to black tea base and blended it with organic marigold petals and all-natural, organic flavors.  As the original description states;  “It’s a guilt-free (vegan even) caramelly, cheesecakey, pumpkiny feast for your sweet-tooth all wrapped up in the Read More

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Breakfast Americano Black from Simple Loose Leaf

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy: Simple Loose Leaf  Tea Description: A blended black tea with smooth cocoa beans gives a rich and malty cup of tea. Breakfast Americano makes an amazing start to your day and we recommend you try it with a touch of steamed milk. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Still on my Epic Sipdown Journey, I came across this fellow who I bought from other Steepster friend in a Stash Sale a while ago.  I’ve had a few Simple Loose Leaf blends before so I was looking forwarded to this one. I have Read More